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Irked Ferrer hounds prosecutor

Irked Ferrer hounds prosecutor

The defense rested on Monday, May 11 in the Juan Joseph Ferrer second-degree murder trial, as the Union went to press. Jury instructions and closing arguments were scheduled for today, May 13, to be followed by jury deliberations.  Paul Mann Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Seated on the witness chair for the fourth time in

Ferrer voices pity for his stabbing victim

Paul Mann Mad River Union EUREKA – Arcata  murder suspect Juan-Joseph Ferrer, 36, testified today, April 29 that he felt a “really deep sense of pity” when he learned that Abruzzi chef Douglas-Anderson Jordet had died from a stab wound Ferrer inflicted in the early morning hours of Nov. 25, 2013. Asked by his defense

D.A.: Ferrer went too far with lethal use of force

Paul Mann Mad River Union EUREKA – A linchpin of the state’s second-degree murder case against Juan Joseph Ferrer, 36, of Arcata, is that jeers are no justification for resorting to deadly force with a knife, even if the alleged taunts were homophobic. Again and again, Deputy District Attorney Roger C. Rees asked prospective jurors

Ferrer tells jurors his version of stabbing

Paul Mann Mad River Union EUREKA – The nucleus of the Juan Joseph Ferrer murder case came to light in the courtroom today, April 28 when the 36-year-old defendant testified under oath, “I believe the knife went into his chest when he [the victim, Douglas Anderson-Jordet] was up against me and I pushed him off.”

Dueling surprises at Ferrer trial

Paul Mann Mad River Union EUREKA – The defense immediately called Arcata murder suspect Juan Joseph Ferrer to the witness stand in surprise testimony today, April 27 after the prosecution abruptly rested its case without calling some of its key witnesses. Under questioning by Conflict Counsel Marek Reavis, Ferrer, 36, began by flatly denying statements

Lawyers in fatal stabbing case spar over ‘reasonable doubt’

Paul Mann Mad River Union EUREKA – The legal meaning of “proof beyond a reasonable doubt” has become a pivot in the Juan Joseph Ferrer murder case, now in its third week of pre-trial deliberations in Humboldt County Superior Court. With the jury likely to be seated this week, Deputy District Attorney Roger C. Rees

D.A.: ‘Ferrer ran and hid’

Paul Mann Mad River Union EUREKA – Arcata murder suspect Juan Joseph Ferrer, 36, “ran and hid” after he allegedly stabbed an Arcata chef to death in the very early morning hours of Nov. 25, 2013. Deputy District Attorney Roger C. Rees made the accusation in his opening statement today, April 21, the first day

Ferrer Sentence Becomes A Political Issue In DA Race

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – The plea deal that resulted in an effective two-year jail sentence given to Juan Joseph Ferrer for stabbing Douglas Anderson-Jordet to death in Arcata last Nov. 25 could be rescinded. The campaign for District Attorney candidate Arnie Klein issued a press release last Thursday, March 6 stating,

DA Charging Ferrer With Murder, Others With Assault

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT –  Juan Joseph Ferrer, 35, is being charged with second-degree murder with a knife in connection with the stabbing death of Douglas Anderson-Jordet on Monday, Nov. 25. Sophie Buttercup Rocheleau, 24, Nicholas Benjamin Stoiber, 28, are being charged with assault with force likely to cause bodily injury. All three

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